Roman Novotný

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Roman Novotný
Roman Novotny at Josef Odlozil Memorial in Prague 14June2010 048.jpg
Roman Novotný at the 2010 Josef Odložil Memorial in Prague
Personal information
Born (1986-01-05) January 5, 1986 (age 32)
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Country  Czech Republic
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump
Updated on 15 August 2012.

Roman Novotný (Czech pronunciation: [ˈroman ˈnovotniː]; born 5 January 1986) is a Czech long jumper.

He finished seventh at the 2003 World Youth Championships, won the silver medal at the 2007 Summer Universiade and finished eighth at the 2008 Olympic Games.

His personal best jump is 8.21 metres, achieved in July 2008 in Brno.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Czech Republic
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 3rd 7.87 m (wind: 0.4m/s)
Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 3rd 7.88 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 8th 8.00 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 13th (q) 7.77 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 26th 7.86 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 12th 7.65 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 8th 7.66 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 19th (q) 7.80 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 38th (q) 6.96 m